Yarmouk University

country rank  4
world rank  2954

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University Overview

Established in 1976, Yarmouk University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Irbid (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Jordan, Yarmouk University (YU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Jordanian higher education institution. Yarmouk University (YU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 44 years old Jordanian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. YU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name جامعة اليرموك
Acronym YU
Founded 1976
Colours Green and white

University Location

Address PO Box 566
Irbid
21163 Irbid
Jordan
Tel +962 (2) 721 1111
Fax +962 (2) 727 4725

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
Not reported Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Yarmouk University
Irbid 21163
(2) 721 1111

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Yarmouk University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of Jordan


Year of first Accreditation

1976


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions (AQACHEI)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Federation of the Universities of the Islamic World (FUIW)
  • Association of Arab Universities (AARU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021